Sex Research & Sex Therapy

Kinsey Confidential has compiled all of our most frequently asked questions and general information about sex research and sex therapy on our Sex Research & Sex Therapy Resource Pages.

Recent Posts in the Sex Therapy Category:

  • Great Sexpectations: The Power Of Mindful Sex

    Mindfulness practices can relieve stress in everyday life, as well as enhancing sexual pleasure and intimacy.

  • What They’re Reading: Patti Britton

    Book recommendations from experts in the fields of sexuality, gender, health, science and relationships.

  • What Are Sexual Surrogate Partners?

    The terms "sex therapist" and "surrogate partner" have been used interchangeably in the news, despite major differences between the two professions.

  • Navigating a Sea of Sex Toys: A Cordial Introduction

    There are an awful lot of sex toys out there, and a lot of them look more likely to tune your carburetor than to get your rocks off! Here's a quick guide.

  • How I Became A… Couple & Sex Therapist

    Do you have an academic interest in sex and sexual difficulties, and enjoy working with people? Couple and sex therapy may be an intriguing career option...

  • Common Question Series: “I Come Too Fast”

    As a sex researcher, I get asked questions about sex all the time. I've documented them and will share the answers with you in this common question series.

  • Good In Bed: A New Expert-Led Sexuality Resource

    Good in Bed is a new expert-led website that believes sex matters. Your sex life in particular.

  • Q&A: The Missionary Position, What Am I Supposed To Be Doing?

    Dr. Debby Herbenick answers a question from a reader who asks about what she should do when having sex in the missionary position

  • Placebo Elicits Improvements In Women’s Sexual Satisfaction

    A recent study found that a placebo effect significantly improved women's sexual satisfaction.

  • A Little Pink Pill? Medicalizing Women’s Sexuality

    Women's sexual response is one of the latest things to be medicalized by the pharmaceutical industry...find out what this is doing to women's sexuality.

  • British Study On “Aversion Therapy”: Why Does This Still Exist?

    New research shows that 4% of British health professionals would still attempt to change a client's sexual orientation. Natalie reacts (boo!).

  • Vulva Puppet – Education And Fun Combined!

    As a sexual health educator, one of my favorite teaching tools has long been my Wondrous Vulva Puppet.